Starting a Business This Summer?

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Summer is often a time when people take time off of work to go on vacation and to spend time with friends and family. For you, however, summer might be when you get the most done, both at work and around the house. It may also be when you finally set your mind to starting the business you’ve been thinking about for several years. At EZ Storage® in Philadelphia, we’re always happy to help entrepreneurs get their companies off the ground, and if you need a self-storage unit, you can find one at one of our several metro-area locations!

Moving Things Out of the House

For many start-ups, they begin in the home. You have had a great idea for a product that you can make and then sell, but you need a space where you can create. This could mean that you need to move furniture out of the guest room so that you can turn it into a studio, or you may need to clear out the garage so that you can make a mess while you work.

Whatever the case may be, if you need to move some things out of the house or the garage, then self-storage is a great alternative to trying to find somewhere on your property to store everything. You might have boxes, furniture, and other items that need to be kept safe while you start on your new enterprise. We’d love to help you find the perfect space!

Stocking Your Materials

If you’re going to be making things to sell, then you’re going to need materials with which to create. This can include fabric, metal, electronics, and more. If you’re buying in bulk, then you might not have the storage space to keep everything in the house. Storing materials that you don’t need right away can keep your workspace from getting cluttered, and you’ll know everything is safe and sound.

You can also move things out to make room for all of your materials, which brings us back to finding storage for anything that’s being taken out of the house in order to let you focus on your new business.

Storing Your Inventory

Once you have some products made, your hope is that you’ll be able to sell them quickly. However, that’s not always the case, and you might be left with some inventory that needs to be stored for a short period of time. Should demand for your product increase as the word is spread, then you should be able to sell things quickly.

You’ll also want to make sure you have plenty of inventory on hand, should there be a sudden increase in customer interest. Once people order, you don’t want to make them wait weeks before they get their product. As a new business owner, your reputation is staked on how quickly you respond and how good your product is. By keeping your inventory in a storage unit, you can retrieve it and ship it in no time at all.

Find Storage Today

Starting a new business takes a lot of time and energy, and if you’ve dedicated your summer to getting your new venture going, then we’d love to help you however we can. With an affordable self-storage unit from one of our Philadelphia locations, you can store those items that you need to move out of the house, the materials you need for your business, and the inventory that you plan to sell. We offer month-to-month leases on all of our spaces, so you can rent for the time you need. If you ever want or need to upgrade to a larger unit or downgrade to a smaller unit, we can help you with that as well.

We look forward to seeing you soon!